Optimization of Extraction Method for the Quantitative Analysis of Gallic Acid from Cornus officinallis

산수유로부터 gallic acid 추출 및 HPLC에 의한 정량분석

  • Jang, Mi (Korea Ginseng Center for Most Valuable Products & Ginseng Genetic Resource Bank, Kyung Hee University) ;
  • Kim, Yeon-Ju (Korea Ginseng Center for Most Valuable Products & Ginseng Genetic Resource Bank, Kyung Hee University) ;
  • Min, Jin-Woo (Korea Ginseng Center for Most Valuable Products & Ginseng Genetic Resource Bank, Kyung Hee University) ;
  • Yang, Deok-Chun (Korea Ginseng Center for Most Valuable Products & Ginseng Genetic Resource Bank, Kyung Hee University)
  • 장미 (경희대학교 고려인삼명품화사업단 및 인삼유전자원소재은행) ;
  • 김연주 (경희대학교 고려인삼명품화사업단 및 인삼유전자원소재은행) ;
  • 민진우 (경희대학교 고려인삼명품화사업단 및 인삼유전자원소재은행) ;
  • 양덕춘 (경희대학교 고려인삼명품화사업단 및 인삼유전자원소재은행)
  • Published : 2009.10.31


Cornus fructus has been used as a tonic, astringent, and haemostatic agent in Korea, China, and Japan. In this study, the fruit of Cornus officinalis was treated with different osmotic pressures, pH values, heat, and ethanol percentages in order to establish optimum extraction conditions for gallic acid, an example of a hydrolyzable tannin. The extract was analyzed by HPLC and LC-MS/MS to identify the gallic acid. As a result, the highest extraction rate of gallic acid (1.57 mg/g) occurred when the Cornus fructus was extracted with 100% ethanol for 1 hr at $80^{\circ}C$. Also, when it was treated with 70% ethanol for 24 and 48 hr, contents of gallic acid were 1.35 and 1.50 mg/g, respectively.


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